AIN ANGER was born in Estonia and first studied Physics and Mathematics, and then in 1996 singing. He began his international career as a soloist in the Opera in Leipzig in 2001. Since then, he is a sought after bass in all important opera houses in the world. From 2004 to 2010 he was a member of the ensemble of the Wiener Staatsoper, where he made his debut as Monterone (Rigoletto) and further roles included Phillip II. (franz. and ital. Don Carlos/Don Carlo), Basilio (Il barbiere di Siviglia), Sarastro (Magic Flute), Graf Des Grieux (Manon), Peneios (Daphne), Orest (Elektra), Pimen (Boris Godunow), Gremin (Eugene Onegin), Zaccaria (Nabucco), Fiesco (Simon Bocanegra), Dossifei (Chowanschtschina), Pogner (Meistersinger von Nürnberg), Daland (The Flying Dutchman), Hunding (Die Walküre) and Herrmann (Tannhäuser). A lively carreer of concerts has led him amoung others to the orchestras in Tokyo, Stockholm, Amsterdam, New York, Cleveland, San Francisco, Saint Louis, Luzern and Munich. He has been a guest at many opera houses like the Pariser Opera Bastille, the Bayerische Staatsoper, the Deutsche Oper in Berlin, the Washington Opera, the La Monnaie, the Opera in Frankfurt, the Milan Scala, the Sydney Opera House, the Liceu in Barcelona, in Houston and at the Bayreuther Festspiele.